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CVE-1999-0517 An SNMP community name is the default (e.g. public), null, or missing on an Infiniband Switch (Doc ID 2171362.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Datacenter InfiniBand Switch 36 - Version All Versions and later
Sun Network QDR InfiniBand Gateway Switch - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A security scanner flags
CVE-1999-0517 An SNMP community name is the default (e.g. public), null, or missing.
for the Infiniband Switch management IP address.

Changes

No changes were done to Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) configuration.

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 Option 1 - disable SNMP
 Option 2 - change the community string
 Option 3 - use SNMPv3

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